The Illinois Valley Youth Choir challenges each child to expand their musical knowledge. Weekly rehearsals emphasize the development of musicianship and vocal technique while performing a wide variety of high quality musical literature. The children develop healthy vocal habits, confidence, self-discipline and a deeper understanding of music

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Choir registration and voice checks are held every September and January. Notice of registration will be distributed through the schools.


The Illinois Valley Youth Choir depends on its committed supporters to run smoothly. There are many opportunities to help throughout the year.

Contact Us

Have Questions? Feel free to contact us.. we would love to hear from you and help in any way possible. You can reach the choir manager, Brandee Bell, by phone or text at (815) 343-7222 or email

Registration - Sept 8 & 9

To schedule appt: Call, text or email Brandee at 815-343-7222 or

All members are required to attend registration and have their voices checked each fall for placement in the choir. The choir is open to children in grades 3-8 who demonstrate the necessary singing skills. Boys must have unchanged voices. January Registration is held for new members who wish to join mid-year as well as current members who are requested to re-audition by the choir directors. Rehearsals are held each Tuesday throughout the school year from 5:00 to 6:15 p.m. in the L-P Choral Room. Most singers spend several years in this choir developing basic singing skills and musicianship.

News and Happenings!

We have several board positions open. Our choir has a strong foundation and we need a couple of parents to help out once a month at board meetings. If you serve a term on the board, your child receives one semester of free tuition!!

If you were looking for ways to cut costs and be more involved, here is your chance!

Next board meeting Nov 8 at 6:30pm.
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Illinois Valley Youth Choir shared Guy Klinzing Taste of Home Culinary Specialist's video.

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Last year's show! We are honored to be a part of the show once again this year. The choir has discount tickets for $10 each. Message us if you need one!

We look forward to seeing everyone again soon!
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We had a very special show in La Salle IL today. 900 attendees, 50 vendors in the expo, a dedication to Henrietta Burkhart, and a performance at the end of the show by the Illinois Valley Youth Choir....

**PAID OPPORTUNITY** We are currently looking for a choir manager, this is a paid position to help manage all the responsibilities for the choir. Some duties include:

Facebook Management
Website Management
Parent Volunteer Signups for events
Oversee registration
Solicit print donors
Yearly mailing to all donors

If interested, please message us for more details.
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